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Winter Storms/Extreme Cold

During extremely cold weather or winter storms, staying warm and safe can be a challenge. Winter storms can bring cold temperatures, power failures, loss of communication services, and icy roads. To keep yourself and your loved ones safe, our beneficiaries should know how to prepare their homes and cars before a winter storm hits. Use these messages and graphics to communicate about winter storms and extreme cold.

Approved Social Media Content

Feel free to tailor any of these approved social media messages to use locally on your platforms.

Winter Storm/Extreme Cold Messages

Approved Graphics

The graphics provided here are to communicate about Winter Storms and Extreme Cold.

Preventing Cold-Weather Injuries

Prevent cold-weather injuries by taking precautions to keep yourself safe when outdoors.

TRICARE Winter Safety Kit

Be sure to keep a small winter safety kit in your car and home to prepare for winter emergencies.

Vehicle Safety Kit

Make sure your car is ready for winter travel, and make an emergency kit to keep in your car.

Winter Emergency Kit

Build a winter emergency kit that includes: battery-operated devices, extra batteries, a first-aid kit, extra medicine, baby supplies, and cat little or sand (for icy walkways)

TRICARE Winter Home Prep

Make sure your car is ready for winter travel during a winter emergency, dress warmly to avoid hypothermia and frostbite, make sure smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are installed and working correctly, bring your pets indoors, and never leave a lit candle unattended.


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